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Latest Decisions

The list below contains our recently published decisions, with the latest at the top. 

Robertson and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-013

Holmes. Complaint about an interview reporting the AIDS Foundation's dissatisfaction with the Bill of Rights. Not upheld (balance, accuracy).

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Hine and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-009

Crimewatch. Complaint that two programmes containing rape reconstructions invited imitation. Not upheld (law and order).

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Coffey and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-005

Film "The Big Doll House". Brutal warder in a women's prison. Not upheld (good taste and decency): action taken sufficient.

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Dewar and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 1991-006

3 National News, Nightline. Item on news about the Gulf War and comment by Bill Ralston about the war. Not upheld (balance, discrimination and denigration, responsible programming). Other standards mentioned subsumed under balance.

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Wright and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-007

Holmes. Item on the findings of the Cartwright Report on cervical cancer. Upheld (accuracy, responsible programming). Order (broadcast of summary of decision).

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